Dan Overmars

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New DNA nanorobots successfully targeted and killed off cancerous tumors

Science fiction no more — In an article out today in Nature Biotechnology, scientists were able to show tiny autonomous bots have the potential to function as intelligent delivery vehicles to cure cancer in mice.<p>These DNA nanorobots do so by seeking out and injecting cancerous tumors with drugs …

Cancer

11 Little Tweaks to Give Your Next Pie Big Flavor

We're getting to that point in the summer where—knock on wood—you may have eaten your fair share of berries and stone fruit. You may have found your pie dough groove. You may have had—I hope you've had!—at least one slice of damn fine cherry pie.<p>Let's say you are feeling accomplished and satisfied …

Baking

Strawberry Cheesecake Macarons

Cheesecake

Elon Musk has discovered a new passion in life — and it could be Tesla's best product yet

But what are supercar-fast electric vehicles and low-Earth orbits in the face of ... roofing.<p>Against all odds, Musk has become perhaps the biggest booster in the history of the roofing business, thanks to a new Tesla product, the Solar Roof, that officially went on sale Wednesday.<p>It's the first …

Tesla

What happened when Alzheimer’s patients were treated for the diseases we actually have cures for

Last summer, a research group from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) quietly published the results of a new approach in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. What they found was striking. Although the size of the study was small, every participant demonstrated such marked improvement …

Dementia

This Ancient Japanese Healing Technique Relieves You of Stress and Anxiety in 5 Minutes

Stress is something all of us face in our daily lives. What if we told you were was an ancient Japanese technique for reducing your stress levels …

Meditation

How to Change Your Life in 5 Seconds

A super simple strategy that can help you beat procrastination, break bad habits, and improve performance -- all in just 5 seconds.<p>In 2008, author, entrepreneur, and award-winning television commentator Mel Robbins was out of work and out of money and running out of options.<p>Her husband, Chris, had …

Rang

12 Unexpected Things You Should Be Doing To Your Eggs

This is eggciting stuff, people!

This Jiggly Fluffy Japanese Cheesecake Is What Dreams Are Made Of

This cake will wiggle its way into your heart, and stomach.<p>Servings: 6-8<p>⅔ cup (130 milliliters) milk<p>4 ounces (100 grams) cream cheese<p>7 tablespoons (100 grams) butter<p>8 egg yolks<p>½ cup (60 grams) flour<p>½ cup (60 grams) cornstarch<p>13 large egg whites<p>⅔ cup (130 grams) granulated sugar<p>Parchment …

21 Coffee Hacks To Step Your Game Up Immensely

No one deserves less-than-stellar coffee.

Bacon Halloumi Bites | Party Food | Easy | Christmas | Gluten Free

These little Bacon Halloumi Bites are so simple to make and very quick to disappear! They’re ridiculously moreish and are perfect for any party, BBQ …

Recipes

Taking a Hot Bath May Burn as Many Calories as a Run, Researchers Say

A relaxing soak could be doing more for you than you think<p>If you were about to force yourself out on a run, stop where you are for a minute because a bath might be just as effective as exercise when it comes to your health.<p>Dr Steve Faulkner, a researcher at Loughborough University, says it may even …

9 Rules for the Best Homemade Pizza OF YOUR LIFE

The mastermind behind Pizzeria Beddia lets us in on his homemade pizza guidelines.<p>I didn’t start out as some formally trained chef guy. I brewed beer for a living until I was almost 30. Sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? While I was working at a brewery outside Mito in Japan, I happened to eat the …

Italian Food

Science can help you reach enlightenment — but will it mess with your head?

A Navy SEAL, broad-chested and strongly built, floats peacefully on the water, as his recent deployment to a war-torn country becomes a distant …

21 Recipes That Seem Fancy AF But Are Very Easy

And you don't even need to keep a rat in your chef hat.

10 hacks to keep your kitchen spotless

​Throw it in a bowl<p>​Clean your blender ASAP<p>​Organize your lids<p>​Get your drawers under control<p>​Wrangle measuring cups<p>​Collect the cookie cutters<p>​Toss this, save that<p>​Basket of snacks<p>​Cut out the messes<p>Tame the monsters under the sink

Scientists Just Aged Liquor 2 Years… in 3 Days

With whiskey, as with wine, time spent aging directly correlates to a spirit’s depth of flavor. Or, at least, it has up until now. A team of Spanish …

How a First-Time Founder Went From Zero to $23 Million With No Venture Capital

This underdog can help us learn to block external influences and pursue our passion.<p>Do you ever get Nonsexual Crushes on people? It's not a physical attraction - maybe you just love their intellect or charisma. Nonsexual crushes are the cheerful cousin to evil envy - you wish them no ill will, you …

Jack Nicholson

Everyone should cook with MSG, says food scientist

Food scientist Steve Witherly uses monosodium glutamate all the time in his home cooking — typically in what he refers to as a "supersalt" mixture featuring nine parts salt, one part MSG, and a bit of disodium inosinate and disodium guanylate.<p>"I use it a lot," he told Business Insider. "I like to …

Soysauce

The Surprising, Unorthodox Ingredient for Loftier, Fluffier Biscuits

I am neither a Southerner nor a biscuit analyst, yet this Instagram from Tom Hirschfeld gave even me pause: <b>an egg in biscuit dough?! Is this proper?</b><p><i>(Spoiler alert: I couldn't determine propriety, but I did test the effect of an egg. Click here to skip to those results.)</i><p>For Tom's ideal biscuits—high …

Breakfast

Quick and Easy Paella Recipe

Recipe by: Chef John<p>"Consider this a gateway paella and the first step to a serious, lifelong addiction. When I first do a version of a classic dish …

Recipes

The World’s Top Chef Is America’s Mathew Peters

Bocuse d’Or champion Mathew Peters kept a diary for us during his gold medal-winning week.<p>Mathew Peters has accomplished the impossible. Last week, …

Thomas Keller

9 Reasons You Should Eat Dark Chocolate Every Single Day

That nightly indulgence is actually good for you.<p>Those of us who love chocolate don’t really need an excuse to eat it every day ― having a bar stashed in the kitchen is reason enough. But if you’re one of those chocolate lovers who feels a little bad about your habit, we have great news for you: …

Wellness

Matthew McConaughey Taught Me How to Be a Man in 10 Minutes

A life-affirming encounter with the most charismatic actor in Hollywood, the very moment Donald Trump was sworn into power.<p>It's a grey day in London, and several journalists are huddled anxiously around a TV as Donald Trump steps up to deliver his inauguration address.<p>In the room next door, Matthew …

Matthew McConaughey

Feel exhausted all the time? These could be the reasons why

Feel the energy slump? If you’re constantly tired, finding reasons not to exercise, aren’t waking up feeling fresh, then chances are that there is an …

Your essential Mediterranean diet grocery list

Ready to try the Mediterranean diet? Head to the grocery store and stock up.<p>Here are seven essentials, according to Julia Collin Davison, executive …

Build a Huge Floating Shelf With a Hidden Storage Compartment

Floating shelves are a great way to mount a huge shelf to the wall so it looks natural, but YouTuber DIY Creators took that to the next level with an …

Woodworking

This DIY Ice Cream Is A Delicious Science Experiment

Watch it transform before your very eyes!<p>½ cup half-and-half or heavy cream<p>1 tbsp sugar<p>¼ tsp vanilla extract<p>1/4 c raspberries, blueberries, or desired amount of other flavor<p>4 cups ice cubes<p>1/2 c rock salt<p>* This only serves one person so when your friends ask for some you can actually mean it when …

Don't lose your snooze: the technology that's promising a better night's sleep

Sleep technology is one of the biggest trends at CES, the world’s top electronics show, from beds that stop snoring to a pillow that monitors sleep cycles<p>A bed that adjusts itself in the night to stop people from snoring. A princess and the pea-style gadget that fits under a mattress and monitors …

Üllo Wine Purifier | Filter Sulfites. Aerate. Enjoy. – Ullo

WINE MADE PURE<p>Filter Sulfites. Aerate. Enjoy.<p>“This is amazing! I will be using it with all of my wine bottles going forward! Great job!”<p>Emily G.<p>“...I …